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  • Bibliography:
    23 Books - 2 Series
  • First Book:
    January 1995
  • Latest Book:
    April 2022
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About the Author

Michael Ridpath spent eight years as a bond trader at an international bank in the City of London. He was brought up in Yorkshire, graduated from Oxford University with a first class degree in history and now lives in North London with his wife and two daughters. Free To Trade is his first novel.

Full Series List in Order

Magnus Jonson

1 - Where the Shadows Lie (Aug-2011)
1.5 - Edge of Nowhere (Dec-2011)
2 - Far North (Aug-2012)
3 - Meltwater (Jul-2012)
4 - Sea of Stone (Aug-2014)
4.5 - The Polar Bear Killing (Jan-2016)
5 - Wanderer (Sep-2018)
6 - Death in Dalvik (Apr-2022)

Traitors

1 - Traitor's Gate (Jul-2013)
2 - Shadows of War (Oct-2015)

Book List in Order: 23 titles


  • Paul Murray is an ex-Olympic runner, so his training is perfect for the rigors of bond trading for a mega-million-dollar London financial house. The pace is breakneck, the smell of success is intoxicating. Paul his really found a home here, and maybe...



  • The excitement of million-dollar deals meets the daring of cold-blooded murder in this shocking financial thriller.

    Mark Fairfax is a young, gifted London bond trader with a high-paying job, a stellar track record and a beautiful girlfriend. His ol...



  • A gripping thriller pits naive stockbroker Nick Elliot against diabolical corporate raider Ricardo Ross when his co-workers begin to suffer strange accidents and an innocent woman's life hangs in the balance. Original....



  • When Simon discovers his father-in-law dead of a gunshot wound, he is suspected of the murder and must follow a trail of corruption through Boston's glitzy high-tech center to catch the real killer. Original....



  • The year is 1999 and Internet companies are springing up everywhere. Anything seems possible for those who think big. So when David Lane - a cautious banker - is invited to help start up a dotcom he decides that for onece he will do something dangero...



  • An ancient saga. A modern legend. A secret worth killing for. Amid Iceland's wild, volcanic landscape, rumors swirl of an ancient manuscript inscribed with a long-lost saga about a ring of terrible power. A rediscovered saga alone would be worth a...



  • "Michael Ridpath is on the war path, trouncingthe Scandinavians on their home turf. This is international thriller writing at its best, fine characters, page turning suspense and a great, fresh location." PETER JAMESAn atmospheric novella set in t...



  • The third book in the Fire & Ice series featuring Icelandic detective¬†Magnus Jonson

    FreeFlow, a group of internet activists committed to the freedom of information, have video evidence of a military atrocity in the Middle East and have chos...



  • In Iceland, revenge is best served at arctic temperatures‚Ķ Iceland 1934: Two boys playing in the lava fields that surround their isolated farmsteads see something they shouldn't have. The consequences will haunt them and their families for gener...







  • Jean-Luc Martel wants to become the greatest hedge fund manager of his generation and “The Man Who Broke the Euro”. From his past as an RAF fighter pilot to his job as a bond trader in the City, Alex Calder is a man known for taking big ...



  • Conrad de Lancey is a young Englishman who, disillusioned by his experiences fighting with the International Brigade in Spain against Franco, moves to Berlin - his mother's native country - to become a writer. But it is 1938 and Hitler's Germany isn'...



  • Can Magnus prove he is innocent of murder without implicating his brother? And can both men get to the heart of the twisted secrets that blighted their childhoods?

    Oli and Magnus Jonson have spent years trying to escape from the shado...



  • A spy novel set in Holland and France during the "phoney war" of September 1939-May 1940, from international bestseller Michael Ridpath. October, 1939: war has been declared, but until the armies massed on either side of the French/German border enga...



  • From the million-copy bestselling author, perfect forfans of Stieg Larsson, Anne Holt, and The Killing.

    "Michael Ridpath is on the war path, trouncing the Scandinavians on their home turf. This is international thriller writing at its best, ...



  • It is deep midwinter. Six ambitious vice presidents of Labouchere Associates are gathered together at an isolated mountain lodge in New Hampshire's White Mountains for a weekend of corporate mind games. By Monday, one of them will become a Partner an...



  • Ricardo Ross is The Marketmaker, the king of the Latin American bond markets. How far would you go to please the king? Disenchanted academic Nick Elliot knows that he may be selling his soul when he joins Ricardo Ross at City brokers Dekker Ward, but...



  • Ruthless, selfish, dangerous. In fact, just right for the job. At top investment bank Bloomfield Weiss, they taught them to be winners, predators, killer deal-makers. On the bank's training programme in New York, Chris and Lenka had become part of a ...



  • Alastair Cunningham wakes up in hospital with almost total amnesia. But he knows that something terrible happened in his past, something that haunts him still. A young family friend, Clemence, is called in to help rekindle his memory. Retreating with...






  • From the million-copy bestselling author, perfect for fans of Stieg Larsson, Anne Holt, and The Killing."Michael Ridpath is trouncing the Scandinavians on their home turf. This is international thriller writing at its best." PETER JAMESDid Christophe...



  • 'Hugely enjoyable and thought-provoking, Launch Code brings to mind the classic thrillers of Alister Maclean and Jack Higgins. A well-crafted ingenious mystery, tightly plotted, compelling and contemporary, this could well be Michael Ridpath's best n...



  • TO LOVE, HONOUR, AND BETRAY... 'One of our finest thriller writers.' Daily Mail 1936: Devastated by the death of her beloved brother Hugh, Emma seeks to keep his memory alive by wholeheartedly embracing his dreams of a communist revolution. But when ...



  • When sixteen-year-old Dísa is given five bitcoin by her divorced father she is unimpressed: she hasn't heard of the cryptocurrency, and five of anything can't be worth very much. But a year later, when her grandparents are about to lose the ...


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Michael Ridpath has published 23 books.

Michael Ridpath does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Death in Dalvik, was published in April 2022.

The first book by Michael Ridpath, Free to Trade, was published in January 1995.

Yes. Michael Ridpath has 2 series.